Edward W. Trudo, Jr. M.D.
Dr. Edward Trudo is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the Storm Eye Institute. He specializes in Cornea, External Diseases, and Refractive Surgery with extensive experience in all cornea and refractive services including cornea transplantation, laser vision correction, and cataract surgery.
Dr. Trudo was selected for the faculty of the Walter Reed Ophthalmology Residency Program and the Director of the Cornea and External Disease Section where he was one of the first army physicians to perform refractive surgery. In 1999 he completed his initial military obligation and entered private practice. In 2007, he was called to active duty and selected to be the Director of Ophthalmology and Refractive Surgery at Keller Army Hospital, US Military Academy, West Point, New York. While at West Point, Dr. Trudo served as founding director for research on preventing ophthalmic infections as well as visual performance after refractive surgery for military tasks and elite athletes. Dr. Trudo was selected in 2011 for assignment to the new Joint Task Force CapMed as Director of the U.S. Army Refractive Eye Surgery and Research Center, Fort Belvoir and faculty of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda ophthalmology residency teaching program. He has served on several committees including the Congressional Joint Military Refractive Eye Surgery Experts Group, the US Military Academy Admissions Committee and the Keller Army Hospital Joint Commission Committee. Dr. Trudo has completed several Institutional Review Board research projects, publications, and book chapters.